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[caption id="attachment_11457" align="aligncenter" width="858"] Presentation of the project in Boston, MA (source: EPFL)[/caption] What connection can there be between the team of researchers who won the IGEM Grand Prix in Boston and our Montgueux vineyard?   The birth of an idea   [caption id="attachment_11458" align="alignleft" width="441"] The cousins (Théo, on the right and Maxime,on the left) in place for the 5am press (personal source)[/caption] The story begins with the 2018 harvest. That year, the harvest promises to be very early. Good news! The students will still be on holiday. I am therefore recruiting several of my cousins, including Théo, who is about to enter in his second year at EPFL Lausanne. Well aware that I

[caption id="attachment_11433" align="alignleft" width="444"] Some of the artists with Maxime Guerinot in the vineyards in Montgueux.[/caption] Saturday September 28th 2019, six members of the Alsatian artist collective "LES .9 VINS" came to Montgueux in search of inspiration and discovery. On the program, visit of the vineyard under a timid ray of sunshine, then the cellar and the secrets of Champagne making. The day then ended with a presentation of the project to the public. A project? Yes, but what a project!   As they have been used to do it since 4 years in Alsace, "THE .9" will each imagine a creation. All these artistic creations will come to dress 99

A look back at the 2019 harvest in Montgueux with a little hindsight. The pickers have returned to their quarters. The pruning shears and buckets are cleaned and stored. The hill of Montgueux has regained its quietness ; the harvest seems almost forgotten. Almost, yes! because in the cellar, the musts are finishing their fermentation and will soon reveal the aromas and characters of this vintage which looks promising. But let's go back to the harvest